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Staff Directory

Pam Person

Pam Person

Director
French West 2613
513-556-474
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Lauren Bosselait

Lauren Bosselait

Associate Director
French West 2609
513-556-4749

Wanda French

Wanda French

Program Manager
French West 2614
513-556-2541

Charles Cooper

Charles Cooper

Program Coordinator
French West 2612
513-556-4949

Alex Smith

Alex Smith

Graduate Assistant
French West 2608

Arden Jacobs

Arden Jacobs

Undergraduate Assistant

Arden is a fourth year Neurobiology major, minoring in Anthropology, on the pre-med tract, and graduating a semester early! She is originally from Beverly Hills, California but was raised for most of her life in Mason, Ohio (which is just north of Cincinnati). She’s very much a “city-girl” and loves to go to the zoo, museums, and sight-see; as well as relax at home with her cats and watch TV.  She is currently applying to medical schools in hopes of becoming a Pediatric Psychiatrist. This is Arden’s third year working with FYE; the first two years as a Peer Leader to a wide variety of students. Now she will be working as an Undergraduate Assistant and she is very excited for what this summer and fall semester holds for her and the department.

Alyssa Albek

Alyssa Albek

Peer Leader Captain

Alyssa is a fifth (and final) year Chemical Engineering student minoring in Environmental Engineering and German. Her extended family is from Cincinnati, but she grew up in Mentor, Ohio and loves both parts of Ohio equally. She completed her last two co-op rotations in Bavaria, Germany. Alyssa loves travelling, following Cleveland sports, and spending time outside, especially on the family's farm. Other involvement at UC includes Phi Sigma Rho Sorority, Engineering Ambassadors, and Serve Beyond Cincinnati. This will be four years that Alyssa has been involved with FYE and she has thoroughly enjoyed watching the program grow with every semester of involvement. She cannot wait to see how the program improves over the next year!

Hailey Miller

Hailey Miller

Peer Leader Captain

Hailey is a fourth year at the College of Nursing and is originally from the west side of Cleveland. She plans to return there after she graduates unless graduate school takes her elsewhere.  She hopes to continue her education in nursing to become a practitioner in cardiac care. Before becoming a PLC, Hailey was a Peer Leader for 2 semesters for the CoN. Outside of FYE, Hailey works at the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute and volunteers with Bearcat Buddies. She loves to spend time with her friends and meet new people, and looks forward to her year as a PLC.

Kellen Crites

Kellen Crites

Peer Leader Captain

Kellen Crites is a fourth year in Biomedical Engineering. She is originally from Shreve, OH; but has loved getting to explore both Cincinnati and Lousiville, KY the past couple years for school and Co-Op. In her free time, Kellen enjoys hiking, singing, finding delicious new restaurants, and playing with animals. In the next couple years she hopes to explore the medical field further and travel the world via Co-Op in Germany. In addition to being a PLC, she is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, CEAS Tribunal, and Student Government as the Director of Campus Services. This is Kellen's 2nd year as a Peer Leader Captain and she can't wait to get to know the new PLs and PLCs!

Jacob Ogonek

Jacob Ogonek

Peer Leader Captain

Jacob Ogonek is a fourth year Environmental Engineering student and is from Westlake, Ohio, which is close to Cleveland. He was Peer Leader for two semesters for CEAS. In his spare time Jacob likes to play basketball, read and be active outside, whether its playing sports or hiking and canoeing. He is also an Eagle Scout, and has co-oped in both Philadelphia and Cleveland. Outside of FYE,Jacob is apart of the CEAS Ambassadors, and plans on playing rugby this fall.

Nick O'Hanlon

Nick O'Hanlon

Peer Leader Captain

Nick O’Hanlon is a fourth year Health Sciences Pre-Physical Therapy student in the College of Allied Health Sciences.  He was born in Dundee, Scotland, grew up in Chesterfield, Virginia, and has lived in Cincinnati since 2010. His favorite thing to do in his free time is go running, and has participated in the Flying Pig Marathon for the past three years. After graduating in 2017, Nick plans to go to graduate school to get his doctorate in Physical Therapy, and hopes to work with athletes. This is his fourth year being involved with the Center for First Year Experience and Learning Communities, first as a student, then as a Peer Leader, and now in his second year as a Peer Leader Captain. His main goal is to give back to the organization that has provided him with so many opportunities for excellence in his time at UC.

Valerie Stein

Valerie Stein

Peer Leader Captain

Valerie Stein is fourth year student studying Communication Design and Marketing. She has resided in Cincinnati for the past two years but was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana where both her large family resides and where she attended college for two years before transferring to UC. Valerie enjoys spending time playing music on her ukulele, hiking, and traveling whenever possible. She is also involved with the UC Rotaract group and volunteers often at Bethany House Ministries in Cincinnati. Valerie has completed two semesters as a Peer Leader and is excited to be a Peer Leader Captain and help the program grow during the next year.

Rachel Wright

Rachel Wright

Peer Leader Captain

Rachel Wright is a third year Biochemistry major with a minor in Spanish. She was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and loved the city so much she decided to attend school at UC. She is hoping to attend pharmacy school in the future, and would like to work with a global health organization, taking students and faculty to Central America to organize and run clinics. Before becoming a PLC, she worked as a peer leader with sciences and pre-health professional students. Outside of FYE, she is the treasurer for an organization at UC called H2O. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys running, playing basketball, travelling, and drinking coffee. She is excited to be a PLC and help the program grow throughout this upcoming school year!

Sarah Baryluk

Sarah Baryluk

Spring 2017 Peer Leader Captain

Sarah Baryluk is a third year studying Environmental Engineering, with a certificate in Urban Planning. She went to high school in Upper Arlington, Ohio, but spent most of her childhood either here in Cincinnati or in Holden, Massachusetts. When not in school, Sarah enjoys reading, spending time outside, and traveling. In addition to being a PLC, Sarah is involved with sustainUC, LEAP, and other sustainability-oriented student organizations. This will be Sarah’s second year with FYE and she can’t wait for another awesome semester with the FYE community.

 

Spring 2016 Semester Peer Leaders

2015-2016 Peer Leaders

Learning Community

MLTI 1011-

Peer Leader

Email

Advanced Medical Imaging Technology  013 Jordan Bryant bryanjr@mail.uc.edu
Athletic Training  075 Taylor Lipinsky lipinstm@mail.uc.edu
Biology I - First Gen 086 Alexandria Imm immaa@mail.uc.edu
Biology II 087 Jacob Orkwis orkwisja@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 001 and CEAS 007 110/116 Jacob Meyer meyer2j5@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 003 112 Jake Holland hollanjk@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 005 and CEAS 008 114/117 Evan Taylor taylorev@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 006 and CEAS 009 115/118 Nuthapol Suppakitjarak suppakng@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 010 119 Samuel Toth tothse@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 011 120 Blake Beard beardbt@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 012 121 Blake Beard beardbt@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 013 and CEAS 014 122/123 Samantha Zogheib zogheise@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 015 and CEAS 016 124/125 Jake Holland hollanjk@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 017 126 Sree Vaishnavi Kolimi kolimisi@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 018 127 Madeline Jenkins jenkinm6@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 021 130 Samantha Dunker dunkerse@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 023 132 Jacob Meyer meyer2j5@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 025 134 Evan Taylor taylorev@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 026 135 Alexandria Pallotta pallotan@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 027 136 Jeff Forlenza forlenjj@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 028 (joined with CEAS 029) BME AND ENVE JOINED 137/138 Thomas McSwigan mcswigtj@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 030 (might be canceled) 139 Jacob Ogonek ogonekjp@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 031 and CEAS 032 140/141 Taylor Hembree hembretr@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 033 and CEAS 034 142/143 Taylor Hembree hembretr@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 035 144 Mary Conroy conroymy@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 036 145 Mary Conroy conroymy@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 037 146 Samantha Dunker dunkerse@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 038 147 Jacob Meyer meyer2j5@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 039 148 Madeline Jenkins jenkinm6@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 040 and CEAS 042 149/151 Matthew Kitchen kitchemd@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 041 150 Andrew Yokajty  yokajtaw@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 044 (AE LC) and CEAS 076 (AE) 153/203 Jeff Forlenza forlenjj@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 045 (CE) 154 Austin Schultz schultas@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 046 (CE) 155 Elliot Ice iceec@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 048 (CE) 157 Jennifer Meyer meyer2jv@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 049 and CEAS 068 158/177 Austin Schultz schultas@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 050 (CE) 159 Samantha Zogheib zogheise@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 053 162 Brett Le Roy leroyba@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 054 163 Samantha Dunker dunkerse@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 055 and CEAS 075 164/190 Andrew Nottingham nottinad@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 056 165 Thomas McSwigan mcswigtj@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 058-FEP BME/ENVE 167 Jacob Ogonek ogonekjp@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 059 and CEAS 067-FEP BME/ENVE/CHE 168/176 Andrew Nottingham nottinad@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 060-FEP EE/COMPE 169 Ellen Hanson hansonem@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 062-FEP AERO 171 Charles Bowman bowmancj@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 063-FEP ME 172 Clinton Hatfield  hatfiecm@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 064-FEP ME 173 Adam McNeeley mcneelaa@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 065-FEP CE 174 Samantha Zogheib zogheise@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 066 and CEAS 061-FEP CS and EE/COMPE 175/170 Nuthapol Suppakitjarak suppakng@mail.uc.edu
CEAS 070 and CEAS 071 178/180 Austin Schultz schultas@mail.uc.edu
Chemistry (A) & (B) 088 Acadia Jarzynski jarzynan@mail.uc.edu
Communication Sciences and Disorders I 015 Abbey Falcone falconam@mail.uc.edu
Communication Sciences and Disorders II 016 Brooke King king2bk@mail.uc.edu
Criminal Justice I 057 Zachary Wycuff wycuffzd@mail.uc.edu
Criminal Justice II 058 Colton Pekarski pekarscr@mail.uc.edu
Criminal Justice III 059 Mackenzie Richards richarmz@mail.uc.edu
Criminal Justice IV 060 Joshua Ramos ramosjk@mail.uc.edu
Criminal Justice V 061 Matthew Gabringer gabrinmp@mail.uc.edu
Dietetics and Food and Nutrition  014 Carley Schmidt schmicl@mail.uc.edu
Dietetics and Food and Nutrition II 024 Paige Gieske gieskepa@mail.uc.edu
Early Childhood Education I 064 Emily Hasek hasekem@mail.uc.edu
Early Childhood Education II 065 Darby O'Connor oconnody@mail.uc.edu
Early Childhood Education III 066 Kyle English englisks@mail.uc.edu
Exploring Art and Design I 081 Jaren Dorman dormanjd@mail.uc.edu
Exploring Art and Design II 082 Valerie Stein steinva@mail.uc.edu
Exploring Business and Leadership I 083 Cody Niese niesect@mail.uc.edu
Exploring Business and Leadership II 084 Bianca Menedin menedibo@mail.uc.edu
Exploring Business and Leadership III 085 Cody Niese niesect@mail.uc.edu
Exploring Health I (SOC/ENG/BIO2001C-A&P) 078 Andrew Kremer kremeraw@mail.uc.edu
Exploring Health II (PSYCH/ENGL/BIO2001C-A&P) 079 Alexandria Imm immaa@mail.uc.edu
Exploring Health III (CHEM/PSYCH/BIO-A&P) 080 Laurel Jaroch jarochlm@mail.uc.edu
Exploring Stem I 076 Natalie Shields shieldnk@mail.uc.edu
Exploring Stem II 077 Michelle Gaerke gaerkema@mail.uc.edu
Health Education  074 Caitlin Cleary clearycm@mail.uc.edu
Health Sciences & Medical Laboratory Sciences 017 Claire Grace gracecc@mail.uc.edu
Health Sciences and Nutrition Pre-Med  018 Cora Miracle miraclca@mail.uc.edu
Health Sciences I 019 Brooke Stewart stewabe@mail.uc.edu
Health Sciences II  020 Lobke Huijs huijsle@mail.uc.edu
Health Sciences III 021 John Detherage detherjp@mail.uc.edu
Information Technology (IT) I 062 Oliver Hardwick hardwiog@mail.uc.edu
Information Technology (IT) II 063 Joshua Ramos ramosjk@mail.uc.edu
ME STUDENTS: CEAS 052 (joined with CEAS 051) 160/161 Clinton Hatfield  hatfiecm@mail.uc.edu
Medical Sciences I (A) & (B) 001/002 Mohamed Elzarka elzarkmd@mail.uc.edu
Medical Sciences III 003 Kathryn Green greenk9@mail.uc.edu
MET STUDENTS: CEAS 019 (joined with CEAS 020) 128/129 Jonathan Boiman boimanjt@mail.uc.edu
Middle Childhood Education 068 Rebecca McHugh mchughrr@mail.uc.edu
Nursing I 004 Lauren Jacoby jacobyla@mail.uc.edu
Nursing II 005 Zoe Moore mooreze@mail.uc.edu
Nursing III 006 Hailey Miller millerh7@mail.uc.edu
Nursing IV 007 Jamie Pohlman
pohlmaje@mail.uc.edu
Nursing IX 012 Emily Galloway gallowen@mail.uc.edu
Nursing V 008 Emily Galloway gallowen@mail.uc.edu
Nursing VI 009 Zoe Moore mooreze@mail.uc.edu
Nursing VII 010 Hailey Miller millerh7@mail.uc.edu
Nursing VIII 011 Jamie Pohlman
pohlmaje@mail.uc.edu
Psychology I 101 Adam Kraimer kraimeaj@mail.uc.edu
Psychology II 102 Jamisha Miniefield miniefjd@mail.uc.edu
Psychology IV 104 Chanel Vandyke vandykcy@mail.uc.edu
Psychology V 105 Zjanya Arwood arwoodzn@mail.uc.edu
Science and Pre-Health I (Neuroscience) 089 Arden Jacobs jacobsak@mail.uc.edu
Science and Pre-Health II  090 Michelle Gaerke gaerkema@mail.uc.edu
Science and Pre-Health IV 092 Hannah Sublett sublethl@mail.uc.edu
Science and Pre-Health IX 097 McKenzie Stauffer stauffmn@mail.uc.edu
Science and Pre-Health V 093 Madison Peck peckmn@mail.uc.edu
Science and Pre-Health VI 094 Hannah Sublett sublethl@mail.uc.edu
Science and Pre-Health VII 095 Rachel Wright wrighrg@mail.uc.edu
Science and Pre-Health X 098 Aaron DeVilbiss devilbal@mail.uc.edu
Sciences and Pre-Health XI - First Gen 099 Quentin Gleitz gleitzqa@mail.uc.edu
Secondary Education: Integrated Science & Math  071 Jordan Hutchinson hutchijd@mail.uc.edu
Secondary Education: Language Arts & Social Studies 069 Demetria Castanias castandr@mail.uc.edu
Social Work 023 Garrett Parsons parsongm@mail.uc.edu
Special Education  067 Morgan Ayers ayersmg@mail.uc.edu
Sport Administration I 072 Emily Briscoe briscoej@mail.uc.edu
Sport Administration II 073 Madison Banas banasmv@mail.uc.edu
STEMM-D 025/100 Jalynn Guice guicejn@mail.uc.edu